Surgical approaches for the treatment of aneurysms on the P2 segment of the posterior cerebral artery.

@article{Terasaka2000SurgicalAF,
  title={Surgical approaches for the treatment of aneurysms on the P2 segment of the posterior cerebral artery.},
  author={Shunsuke Terasaka and Yutaka Sawamura and Hiroyasu Kamiyama and Takanori Fukushima},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={359-64; discussion 364-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The P2 segment of the posterior cerebral artery has remained a challenging region to expose surgically. We establish a surgical strategy for P2-segment aneurysms. METHODS Each segment of the posterior cerebral artery was classified according to Zeal and Rhoton's classification. Fourteen of 18 P2-segment aneurysms were surgically treated. The patient's outcome, the aneurysm location, and the surgical procedures were evaluated. A cadaveric study was performed to clarify the surgical… CONTINUE READING